How to make mandu cake filled with warm meat in early winter in Korean


On cold days of winter, greasy fried cakes are always a favorite food for many people. Popular types of fried cakes such as: corn cakes, potato cakes, banana cakes,… are famous Vietnamese dishes. However, another greasy fried cake that is also very popular in Vietnam on cold weather days is Korean Mandu Cake. And today, Dried agricultural products will introduce you how to make mandu cake in Korean extremely simple right at home, clean and saves quite a bit of money. Let’s go find out together.

What is Mandu cake?

Mandu Cake also known as dumpling. This is a famous Korean cake. The cake can be steamed, dipped in hot pot, fried, dipped in soy sauce and eaten together kimchi. Mandu cake can be used for many different purposes. But perhaps the most delicious is still each mandu cake fried until golden brown with cooking oil and eaten on cold winter days with soy sauce.


Depending on the preferences of the mandu baker, this type of cake has a variety of fillings. Sometimes the cake is filled with seafood, but other times the cake is filled with mixed pork. But no matter what kind of filling, they are great when eaten hot on cold winter days.

Mandu cake is not only delicious but also has a lot of nutrients that this cake carries with you. According to the US Department of Agriculture, 100 grams of banh man du contain about 258 calories, 430 mg sodium, 16 grams fat, 20 mg cholesterol, 1.7 grams sugar, 8.5 grams protein, 60 mg calcium and 0.5 grams iron. It’s great that all of these substances are necessary for human health.

Mandu cakes can be found easily in the market. But if you are someone who loves cooking, making mandu at home is not too difficult. Come into the kitchen with me to find it mandu cake recipe dental.

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How to make Mandu cake in Korean filled with meat

Prepared ingredients

  • 300gr fresh shrimp
  • 100gr Korean vermicelli
  • 70gr dried shiitake mushrooms
  • 30g white onion, minced
  • 20g purple onion, minced
  • 5gr green onions, finely chopped
  • 16 mandu crusts
  • Cooking oil
  • 1 spoon pepper
  • 1 spoon of seasoning powder
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

Implementation steps

Step 1: Prepare shrimp

  • When buying shrimp, you clean it, remove the head + shell + remove the black thread from the shrimp’s back
  • Wash shrimp with clean water, let shrimp dry, and drain completely
  • Then chop the shrimp very small


Step 2: Prepare other ingredients

  • Soak the shiitake mushrooms for about 5 minutes until they are soft, then cut them into small pieces
  • Put a pot of water on the stove and add rice noodle Cook for about 5 minutes
  • Take the vermicelli out, soak it in a bowl of ice cold water, then chop the vermicelli finely


Step 3: Mix the mandu filling

  • Put in a bowl: shrimp + chopped vermicelli + shiitake mushrooms + onions + purple onions + green onions + pepper + seasoning powder + sesame oil
  • Wear plastic gloves, mix all ingredients together
  • Place the pan on the stove and heat. When the pan is hot, pour all the ingredients in the bowl and stir-fry until cooked for 7 minutes
  • Pour the filling into a bowl and let cool


Step 4: Wrap mandu cake

  • Cover the cutting board with plastic wrap
  • Using a scale, divide the mass of mandu filling into 16 equal parts
  • Place the mandu crust on the palm of your hand, use a spoon to scoop the mandu filling into the center of the crust
  • Use your index finger and a fork to clamp the two sides of the crust together
  • Just like that, make all the remaining mandu cakes


Step 5: Steam or fry the mandu

Method 1: Steam mandu cake

  • Neatly arrange mandu cakes in the steamer
  • Place the mandu pot on the stove and steam the mandu for 20 minutes
  • When the cake is done, take it out of the pot and let it cool


Method 2: Fry mandu cake

  • Give cooking oil into the pan and boil the oil
  • When the oil boils, slowly drop each mandu cake into it and fry until golden brown for 15 minutes
  • When the cake is done, take it out of the pan and drain the cooking oil


Some other questions about Mandu cake?

How many calories in Mandu cake?

If you are an overweight or obese person or are building a regime Healthy diet is definitely very interested in the answer to the question“how many calories in mandu cake” is that right? Knowing how many calories are in mandu cake will help you calculate specifically the amount of calories your body will consume, from which you can eat the cake without fear of gaining weight.


According to information from United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) said:

  • In 100 grams of Mandu cake, it provides about 258 calories for the body
  • 35 grams of Mandu cake provides about 90 calories for the body

Looking at this amount of calories, please measure the amount of flour to create small cakes, corresponding to the exact amount of calories listed above.

Does eating a lot of Mandu cake make you gain weight?


The number of calories in mandu cake has been explained in detail above by Dried Agricultural Products. With such detailed calorie counts, many people ask questions“Does eating a lot of mandu make you gain weight?”. If you want to know, let’s find out together:

  • On average, an adult will have to consume about 667 calories per meal. If your calorie intake exceeds 667 calories, the excess calories turn into bad fat and will cause you to gain weight. But if you don’t take in enough calories per day, you will easily fall into a state of fatigue, weak limbs, or even fainting.
  • Meanwhile, a medium-sized mandu provides about 90 calories. To be able to calculate how many mandu cakes we should eat a day, we only need to take the standard 667 calories: 90 calories in the cake ~ 7.4. To provide enough calories for one meal, you will have to eat about 7.5 mandu cakes

==> In short, workWhether or not eating mandu makes you fat depends 100% on your diet. If you eat 7 mandu cakes/day, gaining weight is very understandable. If you don’t eat 7 mandu cakes a day, it is very difficult to gain weight and become obese.

How to preserve Mandu cake for a long time without spoiling?

Mandu cake is a traditional Korean dish. The cake is made from flour, filled with meat, seafood, and vegetables. Mandu cake can be eaten in many different ways such as: steamed, fried, dipped in hot pot,…

To preserve mandu cake for a long time without spoiling after making it, you can apply the following methods:

Method 1: Store the cake in the refrigerator

After making Mandu cake, steam it until about 80% cooked for easy preservation.

  • Put the Mandu cake in a zip bag or a crock pot with a lid. Put the cake in the refrigerator and store. Store the cake in the refrigerator, you will use the cake within 5-7 days.

Method 2: Store the cake in the freezer

To store in the freezer, steam the cake until about 80% cooked.

  • Place the cake in a zip-top bag or a ceramic container with a lid. Place the cake in the freezer. Storing the cake in the freezer will help the cake be usable within 30 days. When using, take the cake out and defrost for 15 minutes to soften it before using.

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Above is the detailed answer article how to make mandu cake filled with meat in Korean at home but Dried agricultural products I have shared details with readers. It can be seen that making Korean mandu is very simple, not too difficult or requires great experience. However, the time to prepare ingredients, process,… will take a little longer. But in return, you always get delicious, quality cakes to treat the whole family and especially the cakes are always made to ensure food hygiene and safety.

Hopefully, through the article shared above, you will have another winter cake to help warm your body. Wishing you success always!!!

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